ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY
The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or
liberal discipline, and will have teaching experience in the field consistent with the position in African
American self-determination organizations and movements, preferably dealing with Afrocentric education.
The applicant should be willing to teach exclusively in African American Studies. The preferred areas of
specialization are contemporary movements for social justice and educational approaches to the mental liberation
of African people.
The applicant should be conversant with Afrocentric theories of knowledge, the current debates surrounding cultural
criticism, and African diaspora studies within the context of Pan African education. The teaching load is 4/4.
Although this is largely a teaching position the applicant should demonstrate an interest in creating a research
agenda consistent with working in a highly competitive department. A Ph.D. is required. Salary negotiable.
Appointment for one year, renewable. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees, and a
short writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by September 15, 2014 to:
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante,
Chair - Department
of African American Studies,
1115 W. Polett, Philadelphia, Pa. l9122
or to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES OF NEW YORK CITY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY - CUNY
Position Description and Duties :
New York City College of Technology, a comprehensive college of over 16,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering
associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor
level, to begin during the 2014-2015 academic year. The position requires a commitment to teaching, research and
other scholarly pursuits, service to the college, and student advisement.
The African American Studies Department invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor
level. All applicants must have a Ph.D. at time of appointment in African American Studies or the creative arts (visual
art, music, dance, and/or theatre). The department seeks candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and with
teaching experience at the college level. Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary approaches
to instruction and research interests in at least two areas of the creative arts (visual art, music, dance, and/or
theatre). The successful candidate will be expected to prepare and present lectures for undergraduate courses about
the African, African American and Caribbean experiences. He or she will be expected to develop and maintain an active
research agenda leading to presentations as well as publications. In addition, the successful candidate will be required
to actively participate in departmental and college-wide activities. City Tech offers opportunity for professional
development through collaborations with the College?s various programs in Arts and Sciences, Professional Studies,
and Technology and Design and with those of the larger CUNY community.
How To Apply:
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or
create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide
the requested information. Please include a research sample with the application.
Requested Items: Cover letter of introduction. Curriculum Vitae. Research Sample.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of resumes will begin 4/23/14.